TSM Master of Science
To graduate students with the technical, financial, and project management competencies necessary for development and implementation of successful telecommunications network solutions in both the private and public sectors. Graduates will be positioned to be highly valued participants in the market as effective providers and well-informed purchasers of integrated telecommunications applications in a wide variety of settings.
Telecommunications systems are networks of leading-edge technologies such as fiber optic systems, satellites, wireless, telephony, and cable that are connected to computers that allow organizations and individuals throughout business and industry to communicate instantaneously around the world. Since these systems provide the architectural structure for such activities as electronic commerce, electronic banking, video teleconferencing, distance learning, telemedicine, data interchange, on-demand video, and a host of other traditional and new uses for business and industry, persons who are qualified to manage such systems are in very high demand. The market need exceeds the number of graduates in the field. Our TSM graduates know how to manage technology as well as how to manage with technology. This unique set of skills is possible because of the program’s interdisciplinary nature, combining technical and technology skills with business skills to produce well rounded, competitive-edge graduates for the 21st century telecommunications industry. TSM graduates have gone to work in the US and some foreign countries for banks, insurance companies, technology companies, governmental agencies and university in positions such as telecommunications systems administrator, technical sales executive, internet engineer, SQL database administrator, information technology analyst, business development executive, e-commerce developer among many others.